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December 5, 2017

International Economic Policy
Play Bensouda Fatou Bensouda on Global Women’s Issues at the Crossroads: Assessing Progress

Fatou Bensouda, the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), discusses her career at the ICC, the obstacles she has faced in her profession, and the challenges that still exist in …

July 11, 2014

The Sick Math of the Gaza War

Israeli prime minister Netanyahu is clearly reluctant to order a ground incursion into Gaza. This has disappointed some of his critics, who think it’s a sign of lack of courage, or of excessive waver…

November 16, 2015

Global
Play RTR4AE59_EC.jpg The United Nations and Global Human Rights

Prince Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein shares his reflections on the status of human rights across the world.

April 23, 2015

Global
Play RTXWDMV_EC.jpg A Global Approach to Women's Rights

Experts discuss the progress of women’s rights around the world.

January 9, 2015

Politics and Government
srilanka2 Sri Lanka’s Victory for Democracy

In a stunning upset today, Sri Lanka’s Maithripala Sirisena defeated ten-year incumbent strongman President Mahinda Rajapaksa. Sirisena is a former member of President Rajapaksa’s cabinet who defecte…

December 11, 2014

Global
Fatou Bensouda on the International Criminal Court and Gender-Based Crimes

Fatou Bensouda, prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC), joins David J. Scheffer, the secretary-general's special expert on UN assistance to the Khmer Rouge trials at the United Nations,…

December 11, 2014

Global
Fatou Bensouda on the International Criminal Court and Gender-Based Crimes

Fatou Bensouda, prosecutor at the International Criminal Court (ICC), joins David J. Scheffer, the secretary-general's special expert on UN assistance to the Khmer Rouge trials at the United Nations,…

July 24, 2014

United States
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (L) speaks with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Cairo July 22, 2014 (Dharapak/Courtesy Reuters). This Week: Hamas-Israel Fighting Escalates and Iraq’s New President

Significant Developments Gaza-Israel. Secretary of State John Kerry has drafted a new cease-fire proposal which has been presented to Israel and Hamas. Kerry, due to leave Cairo on Friday for Washin…

May 23, 2014

North Korea
un-human-rights-council-north-korea Roberta Cohen: Moving Forward on North Korean Human Rights

Roberta Cohen is a non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, specializing in human rights and humanitarian issues. “Now is the time to act,” the UN Commission of Inquiry (COI) on Huma…

May 22, 2014

International Organizations
Voting Against Accountability for Syria

Coauthored with Claire Schachter, research associate in the International Institutions and Global Governance program. Today the UN Security Council voted on a French draft resolution referring the s…